UBC Medical Journal

The University of British Columbia Medical Journal (UBCMJ) is a student-run academic journal with a goal to engage students in dialogue in medicine. Our scope ranges from original research and review articles in medicine to medical trends, clinical reports, elective reports and commentaries in the principles and practice of medicine.

We accept articles in all areas of medicine, including but not limited to research, reviews, case reports, medical history, ethics, medical anthropology, epidemiology, public health, and international health.

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First Issue Available Online!

Our first issue is available online! View it here (PDF).  
Posted: 2009-09-20 More...

UBCMJ in the latest issue of BCMJ

The launch of our journal is reported in the July/August issue of BCMJ. Read the full story here.  
Posted: 2009-07-16 More...

UBCMJ recipient of CMA Leadership Innovation Fund


June 15 - The UBCMJ has been awarded the CMA Leadership Innovation Fund. The fund supports Canadian medical students and residents in their creation of innovations that will contribute significantly to the advancement of leadership in the medical community.

In recognition of this acheivement, the BC Medical Assocation has agreed to match the funds.

Posted: 2009-06-24 More...
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Vol 7, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents

Feature Articles

Clara Tsui

Academic Research

Ross Prager, Jessica McCallum, Daniel Kim, Andrew Neitzel
Kian Madjedi
Minh (Jason) Thanh Nguyen, Kat Hartwig, Dr. Tammy Klassen-Ross, Dr. Davina Banner, Dr. Andrew Lukaris


Christopher Cipkar, Naheed Dosani
Devyn Parsons
Pretty Verma, Mona Maleki
Majd Mustafa, Michael Stein
Rukhsaar Daya

News and Letters

Alan Rheaume
Ciarán Patrick Collins Galts
Alvin H. Ip, Kenneth M. Madden
Stephanie Lake
Andrea Marie Jones
Marc Jutras
Alan Rheaume


Rebecca Zivanovic, Evan Wood, Seonaid Nolan

Global Health

Vincent Fung, Patrick Hemmons